[Bettie Gene Frizzell Buchanan]

Description:

An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Bettie is wearing a dress made of grapefruit peel with stripes of eggplant.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Hidalgo County - Weslaco
Creation Date: December 1945
Partner(s):
Weslaco Museum
Collection(s):
Agricultural Design: Creating Fashion from Fruit, Vegetables, and Flowers
Usage:
Total Uses: 148
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: December 1945
  • Digitized: February 14, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Hidalgo County - Weslaco
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Bettie is wearing a dress made of grapefruit peel with stripes of eggplant.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Weslaco Birthday Party
Partner:
Weslaco Museum
Collection:
Agricultural Design: Creating Fashion from Fruit, Vegetables, and Flowers
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2006.009.055b
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth21372
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public